TVXQ’s ‘Tone’ reaches Platinum status in Japan within 2 days

TVXQ’s Japanese album ‘Tone’ has recently gained recognition for reaching Platinum status.

On October 9th, the Japanese recording association (RIAJ) dealt out the status’ reached by albums that were sold between January 1st to September 30th of this year. In order to achieve Gold status, at least 100,000 copies of an album had to be sold, while to be considered Platinum, at least 250,000 copies were needed.

TVXQ was given the title of Platinum for their ‘Tone’ album. What made this even more impressive was that ‘Tone’ had been released on September 28th (2 days before the cut off date of September 30th), and managed to sell more than 250,000 copies within 2 days, to achieve the Platinum status.

In addition to the Platinum record, TVXQ is still coming in at #3 on the Oricon weekly chart thus maintaining high sales and proving their continued popularity.

TVXQ is currently in the midst of their ‘Asia Tour Fan Party‘, and plans to kick off a tour around Japan at the beginning of next year.

Source: Star News + allkpop


JYJ’s ‘In Heaven’ Explosive Sales Exceed 350,000

Despite being unable to promote on local broadcast television, JYJ’s [In Heaven] exceeded sales of 165,000 in September!

[In Heaven] climbed to the top of the charts and beat out other popular groups like KARA, Super Junior and Infinite.

According to the sales total by Gaon, [In Heaven] sold 165,000 copies within 3 days of its release, and even went out of stock. After doing a total sales aggregate, they have sold as many as 350,000 copies.

Source+Picture: [koreanstardaily], allkpop
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